SECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES IN HOSPITAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Security and privacy issues in hospital information systems play a fundamental role in the adoption of the systems. A Hospital Management system can only be adopted if proper security is ensured to protect the patients and the information that is found in their records.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) were enacted by the US congress in 1996. It protects the Health Insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. It established new standards